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Illustration Gudy Steinmill-Hommel

Author Richard Heseltine untangles the Ghia Jaguar XK 120 Supersonic&;s complicated backstory of British design brilliance and Italian design artistry. He reveals how Ghia wowed the car world with its jet-age styling, and introduces several fascinating characters whose names have peppered the post-war story of Italian car design, engineering and racing. Readers will discover how the original Supersonic was the work of Giovanni Sovanuzzi &; the genius designer-engineer famous for the Cisitalia 202. Meanwhile, race team legend Virgilio Conrero was first to put fire in the Supersonic&;s belly, while fiery Ghia chief Luigi Segre used the car to woo North America.
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